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When the remaining tooth stump is less than 5 mm can a crown be attached to it?

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When the remaining tooth stump is less than 5 mm can a crown be attached to it?

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Yes, a crown can be made on GOOD tooth structure that is only 5mm high.

However, how long it will last and serve you well all depends on several factors. What tooth are we talking about? What is the condition of that remaining tooth? How wide is the diameter of the tooth? How good is your occlusion? Do you have any grinding (bruxing) or clenching habits.


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